In his address Prime Minister said that there is a close relation between the mission of Transforming the landscape of urban India and the Lucknow city.He said Lucknow has been the Karmabhoomi of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who gave a new direction to the urban life of the country.
PM said that smart cities are a mission for the government to transform the nation.
PM reiterated Government’s commitment to provide House to every one by 2022 and said that the government approved 54 lakh houses in cities and provided 1 crore houses in villages.
PM said that he is the sharer of pangs and griefs of the poor and the down trodden sections of society and that’s why his government is taking steps for the upliftment of that class.
PM Modi said, while interacting with the beneficieries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana he saw the glimpses of self confidence of owning a house on their faces.
It was a wonderful experience and an inspiration for him.
Earlier,Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with 35 beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) one from each state and Union Territory at Lucknow.